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The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency conducted by CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock, Arkansas is accredited by ASHP.

PGY1 Program Purpose:  PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

Additionally, the residency program at CHI St. Vincent is designed to develop a well-rounded pharmacy practitioner and future leader in pharmacy practice, who is clinically prepared for an advanced level of practice at a community-based hospital.  Our residency gives in-depth experience in broad areas of pharmacy practice, including internal medicine, critical care, infectious disease, cardiology, medication safety, emergency medicine, and antimicrobial stewardship. The resident’s activities include, but are not limited to, education for coworkers and patients, multi-disciplinary rounds, precepting pharmacy students, major research project to present at a residents conference, poster presentation, pharmacy committee participation, MUE and new drug reviews, and completion of teaching certificate and research certificate programs.

The program listing in PhORCAS:  CHI St. Vincent Infirmary

National Matching Service Code: 259013

Number of Positions: 2

Duration: 12 months

Application Deadline: January 3, 2025

Starting Date: June 23, 2025

Learn more about why you should apply, the benefits of this program, the application requirements, our preceptors and residentspast residents and learning experiences and staffing requirements.

Meet Our Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Brandy HopkinsBrandy Hopkins, Pharm.D. BCCP
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
CHI St. Vincent Infirmary

Phone: 501-552-4862
Email: [email protected]

Meet the Market Director of Pharmacy

Kim HeadKim Ferguson, Pharm.D.
Market Director of Pharmacy
CHI St. Vincent Infirmary, Hot Springs, North, and Morrilton

Phone:  501-552-4888

Email:  [email protected]

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